BANGOR, Maine – The Husson University (12-8) softball team dropped both games of a non-conference doubleheader to the Bowdoin College (19-10) Polar Bears, 9-1 (5 inn.), 2-0, on Sunday afternoon at the Dr. John W. Winkin Sports Complex.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
The Polar Bears broke the scoreless tie in the fourth inning after Valdivia reached first on an Eagle fielding error sending Rouhana home with the game’s first run. Valdivia crossed the plate one batter later when Katelyn Cox reached first on the Eagles’ second fielding error of the inning.
The game remained scoreless for the final three innings of game thanks to excellent pitching by Jones and Ruby Siltanen.
INSIDE THE CIRCLE:
Jones and Siltanen both tossed complete games in game two. Jones allowed two unearned runs off seven hits with two walks, while recording her program high ninth double digit strikeout performance by punching out 12 Polar Bears. Siltanen yielded just three hits in the victory with five strikeouts.
OFF THE BAT – HUSSON:
Bri Brochu finished game two with a 1-for-3 day.
Smith was 1-for-3 in game two.
Kylie Cunningham went 1-for-2 on the day with a double.
OFF THE BAT – BOWDOIN:
Karlye Pallotta was 2-for-4 with a stolen base.
Rice went 2-for-3 with a walk and a double.
Rouhana finished with a 2-for-4 day with a double and a run scored.
The Eagles return to diamond on Wednesday when the travel to Plymouth, N.H. for a non-conference doubleheader with the Panthers of Plymouth State University. Game one’s first pitch is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.